Yahoo Buys Bix

Yahoo keeps up the pace of buying young Web 2 companies with its acquisition of Bix, which is run by a pal, Mike Spieser. Mike will take charge of community media at Yahoo (including photos and 360). Bix is a sort of "America's Got Talent" writ across the web….

Bix Angel

Yahoo keeps up the pace of buying young Web 2 companies with its acquisition of Bix, which is run by a pal, Mike Spieser. Mike will take charge of community media at Yahoo (including photos and 360). Bix is a sort of “America’s Got Talent” writ across the web. You don’t think this stuff plays? Poke around a bit. It’s amazing how badly America wants to be Discovered. It’s quite something. It might not play in the Valley, but there’s a reason Idol and its kin do so well.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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